Christi Meril believes in giving back and supports many organizations by donating her original art and time to their fundraisers and missions.
Three organizations that will be a focus for Christi in 2022 will be DCAC/Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center’s Art for Advocacy, Dwell with Dignity/Thrift Studio 2022 & DIFFA’s 30th
Anniversary Gala “Extravaganza.”
DCAC: Art for Advocacy, benefitting DCAC Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center will be held Fall 2022. For the second year in row, Christi will be donating an original piece of art to the event.
She is also serving as a member of the Art Curatorial Committee. The ALG Collective is one of the gallery sponsors of the event. In addition to each member serving on a committee and
donating original work to Art for Advocacy, they have held meetings and events at the ALG Collective that support DCAC. The ALG Collective will also be holding a raffle benefiting DCAC
at their Spring Show 2022 “RECHARGED” which will be held April, 20th.
Dwell with Dignity: Christi has been supporting Dallas based interior design driven DwD by donating her work to every Thrift Studio since 2013. She volunteered at DwD weekly from
2016-2017 as part of the Design Team creating spaces for the clients of DwD. In 2017 Christi served as Art Chair for Thrift Studio. In 2020, Christi and her fellow ALG Collective studio mates
served as Art Co-Chairs of Dwell with Dignity’s Thrift Studio 2020. The ALG Collective also hosted Thrift Studio’s Art & Color Party 2020. Christi is excited to be donating a piece of original
work to Thrift Studio 2022!
DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids: Christi is thrilled to be supporting DIFFA for the first time in 2022. DIFFA holds the largest non-profit event in Dallas every spring called
“House of DIFFA” where they raise funds for organizations fighting HIV/AIDS. This year the event named “Extravaganza” will mark the 30th Anniversary of DIFFA/Dallas taking place at the
Omni Dallas on May 7th. Christi was asked to create a jacket that will be part of the auction at the event. In addition to creating the jacket, she will also be donating one of her original wood
sculpture art pieces.
Other organizations that she has supported through the years include AIN Dallas, Scottish Rite Hospital of Texas for Children, West Dallas Community School, Rise School of Dallas, Autism
Treatment Center, BOEC Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center, Colorado, The Dallas Jewish Community Center, Pearce Community Women’s League, Dallas Holocaust Museum, Dallas
Academy, Hockaday, ASID, and others.